The mess in Bart's room defies description (= is very bad)! More examples. A witness gave a detaileddescription of the man. He gave a very vivid and often shocking description of his time in prison. The book contains lyrical descriptions of the author's childhood.

The mess in Bart's room defies description (= is very bad)! More examples. A witness gave a detaileddescription of the man. He gave a very vivid and often shocking description of his time in prison. The book contains lyrical descriptions of the author's childhood.